iPEM Fellowship - How to Apply

Applicant Qualifications
The entering fellow must have graduated from an AAMC accredited (or equivalent) medical school and have successfully completed an approved two or three year ACGME fellowship program in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Successful completion of USMLE parts 1, 2 and 3 is required and applicants must be board certified or eligible in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Additionally, entering fellows must be successfully credentialed by the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters prior to July 1 of their first fellowship year. A record of achievement or interest in International Medicine, as provided by letters of reference, publications, teaching evaluations, or prior specialized training or experience is desired, but not required

All applicants are required to submit their C.V., a letter of intent, and two letters of recommendation (one must be from either their PEM Fellowship Director or ED Medical Director of place of most recent employment) to Joel M. Clingenpeel, MD, MPH at either joel.clingenpeel@chkd.org (preferred) or via mail at:

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
601 Children’s Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507

The letter of intent should be less than one page in length and describe the applicant’s interests and experiences and how the Fellowship could potentially assist with future career plans. Offers to interview for the Fellowship will be granted at the discretion of the Fellowship Director and interviews are usually conducted during September, October, and November for the following year. Notifications of acceptance into the Fellowship will be made on a rolling basis.1-2 fellows are accepted each year (not dependent upon track chosen).

Application to the Certificate Program in Global Health (John Hopkins University) and the MPH in Public Health Practice (UMass Amherst) must be completed prior to their application deadlines. Missing the deadline or failure to gain matriculation may prevent the Fellow from obtaining the Certificate or MPH degree.